440 N. Wolfe Road
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SVASE Event: 'Startup-U SV (P&P): Product Development With Adam Gross Of Salesforce.com'

Event: 'Startup-U SV (P&P): Product Development With Adam Gross Of Salesforce.com'

Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 At 11:45
Duration: 1 Hour 45 Minutes
Contact Info:
Plug & Play Real Estate 440 N. Wolfe Road Sunnyvale, CA 94085 Charles Anderson Email: [email protected]

The Panel:

Adam Gross
Vice President of Developer Marketing, salesforce.com

Adam Gross is Vice President of Developer Marketing at salesforce.com. At the company, Gross focuses on bringing integration and development technologies to developers, ISVs and companies around the world to build on-demand applications on the Salesforce Platform and deliver them through the AppExchange directory. This work includes launching the company’s first Web services API, which has grown to become one of the most popular business Web services available, accounting for over 45% of all of salesforce.com’s traffic.

Prior to salesforce.com, Adam was an early innovator in the Web services market, serving as Vice President of Product Marketing at Grand Central Communications (recently purchased by Google).

Prior to Grand Central, Gross co-founded Personify, a San Francisco-based software company that provided personalization and analytics systems for some of the largest sites on the Web, and served as a technology analyst in Stanford Research Institute's Media Futures Program. Gross holds a B.S. in New Media Systems and Policy from Carnegie Mellon University.

Gross is an accomplished speaker, having recently presented at some of the industry’s most popular business and developer conferences including:

* O’Reilly Emerging Technology Conference
* MIT Technology Review Emerging Technology Conference
* InfoWorld SOA Executive Forum
* NYPHP Conference
* eBay’s Developer Conference
* IBD Network – Web 2.0 and the Enterprise
* Web 2.0 Expo

Investor Speaker To Be Announced

11:45-12:00 Registration, Networking and Food
12:00-12:15 SVASE/Startup-U Overview, Introductions, Speaker Intro
12:15-1:15 Speaker Presentation & Interactive Q&A
1:15-1:30 Networking with the presenters!

With your help, we will start on time so the speaker can provide you with as much interactive information as possible.

Please arrive by 11:45am to register. We will start the program promptly at 12:00!

Popular FAQs regarding Startup-U:

What is the cost of this event?
A $5 (member) or $15 (affiliate/non-member) registration fee, plus a $1.50 credit card processing fee, includes event and lunch, available through advanced online registration. A $10 or $20 fee is collected at the door.

What is the typical format of a Startup-U event?
Generally speaking, each event begins with an introduction by the host followed by a brief talk about SVASE and self-introductions by each of the attendees. After the introductions, the host introduces a speaker (usually 20 minute presentation, followed by group discussion) or the discussion topic. The exact format varies based on the host; variety is what makes this event so exciting!

Who should attend?
Startup entrepreneurs, anyone thinking about forming a startup, service providers, angels and VCs active in the Silicon Valley information tech and biotech entrepreneur communities. Past participants include:

* Current and aspiring entrepreneurs
* Venture Capitalists, Angels and other members of the funding community
* Service Providers (e.g. human resources, contract programming, etc.)
* Independent Consultants (e.g. sales, marketing, engineering, etc.)

Do I need to be a member of SVASE to attend this event?
Non-members and guests of members are welcome to attend any 2 SVASE Startup-U events. Afterwards, we recommend that non-members become members of SVASE. For more information on the benefits of joining SVASE, please visit our website at www.svase.org/site/Membership/index_html.You can also join at the event itself.

What if I have more questions?
Please contact the Host for this event: Charles Anderson, at [email protected].

This event is co-sponsored by Plug & Play Real Estate, www.plugandplayrealestate.com

* please note that the topic is subject to change

Official Website: http://svase.org/index.php?option=com_extcalendar&Itemid=149&extmode=view&extid=860

Added by svaseinfo on July 7, 2007